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Careers working with developmentally disabled?

Can anyone recommend some good careers working with people with developmental delays, espeacially autism or spectrum disorders. I am really interested in the behavioral aspect of it but would be happy doing any job. I am really looking for something that only requires 2-4 years of college with the option to go back later on . Thanks.

Asked By: u_no_ur_jeluz - 3/19/2008
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you can get an undergrad special eductaion degree in about 4 years... More
Answered By: MeInThisWorld - 3/19/2008
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My daughter is working on her degree in Recreational Therapy. She also wants to work with the developmentally disabled. It's a 4 year program There are lots of jobs working with this population - although most of them don't pay very well. Good Luck
Answered By: zuxende - 3/19/2008
 
As a Special Education teacher, (that takes a lot longer to become than just 2-4 years) I would like to tell you that Occupational Therapy is the field to get into. There is a HUGE shortage and you can work with any kind of disability and age range you want. I believe it takes 4 years but it's worth it. And, the money... More
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